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Bulgaria Wages: Minimum and Average

Bulgaria Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 399 EUR/Month | 423.297 USD/Month 3Q/23
Wages 1927 BGN/Month | 1045.294 USD/Month Jun/23
Wages High Skilled 1280 BGN/Month | 738.195 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 1709 BGN/Month | 927.041 USD/Month Jun/23
Wages Low Skilled  600 BGN/Month | 346.029 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Bulgaria?

  • Minimum Wages in Bulgaria remained unchanged at 399 EUR/Month (423.297 USD/Month) in the third quarter of 2023. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 332 EUR/Month and minimum was 31.19 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
399 3Q/23 22.07.2023
399 1Q/23 03.02.2023
363 3Q/22 23.07.2022
363 1Q/22 29.01.2022
332 3Q/21 24.07.2021
332 1Q/21 05.02.2021
312 3Q/20 25.08.2020
286 4Q/19 20.01.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 235.2000 260.0000 260.7600 235.2000 10.54%


Latest data on Wages (BGN/Month)

Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

What is average wage in Bulgaria?

  • Average Wages in Bulgaria decreased to 1927 BGN/Month (1045.294 USD/Month) in June 2023. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 1500 BGN/Month and minimum was 30 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1927 Jun/23 12.08.2023
1953 Mar/23 12.05.2023
1947 Dec/22 14.02.2023
1787 Sep/22 12.11.2022
1710 Jun/22 13.08.2022
1668 Mar/22 14.05.2022
1676 Dec/21 19.02.2022
1543 Sep/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 1036.0000 1107.0000 1123.0000 1027.0000 6.85%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 1280 BGN/Month (738.195 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1280 BGN/Month and minimum was 826 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1280 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Bulgaria increased to 1709 BGN/Month (927.041 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1263 BGN/Month and minimum was 201 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1709 Jun/23 15.08.2023
1664 Mar/23 15.05.2023
1594 Dec/22 14.02.2023
1532 Sep/22 18.11.2022
1474 Jun/22 01.11.2022
1443 Mar/22 19.05.2022
1296 Jun/21 24.08.2021
1263 Mar/21 23.06.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 600 BGN/Month (346.029 USD/Month). The maximum level was 600 BGN/Month and minimum was 472 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
600 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Bulgaria

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 64.42 64.33
Unemployment Rate Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Job Vacancies 2Q/23 17.802 K 20.278
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/23 55.5 % 55.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 389.282 USD/Month 389.282

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 2674.517 USD/Month 3100.997
Ireland 2Q/23 3861.659 USD/Month 3921.069
Luxembourg 2022 6692.128 USD/Month 6394.017
Spain 2Q/23 2400.806 USD/Month 2256.525
Iceland 2022 5859.446 USD/Month 5569.374
Norway 2Q/23 4976.271 USD/Month 4885.96
Belarus Aug/23 693.605 USD/Month 683.353
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Jun/23 1045.294 USD/Month 1049.634
Croatia Jul/23 1141 USD/Month 1150
Cyprus 2Q/23 2387.015 USD/Month 2388.076
Czech Republic 2Q/23 1865.756 USD/Month 1783.943
Denmark 2021 6341.338 USD/Month 6203.397
Estonia 2Q/23 1987.057 USD/Month 1847.019
Euro Area 1Q/23 2239.55 USD/Month 2198.175
Finland 2Q/23 4119.457 USD/Month 4049.438
France 2021 3523.234 USD/Month 3500.955
Germany 4Q/21 4349.671 USD/Month 4217.059
Hungary Jul/23 1537.104 USD/Month 1558.236
Italy 2022 2786.972 USD/Month 2656.482
Latvia Jun/23 1196.69 USD/Month 1198.812
Lithuania 2Q/23 2121.791 USD/Month 2079.355
Macedonia Jul/23 938.822 USD/Month 943.754
Malta 2Q/23 161.875 USD/Month 163.378
Moldova 2Q/23 670.134 USD/Month 632.158
Montenegro Aug/23 1055.591 USD/Month 1053.469
Poland 2Q/23 1644.292 USD/Month 1671.986
Portugal 2023 1107.575 USD/Month 1087.418
Romania Jul/23 1563.428 USD/Month 1573.471
Russia Jul/23 730.402 USD/Month 783.429
Serbia Jul/23 758.594 USD/Month 774.512
Slovakia Jul/23 1562.699 USD/Month 1607.257
Slovenia Jul/23 2336.092 USD/Month 2340.335
Sweden Jul/23 2832.482 USD/Month 2861.834
Switzerland 2022 7442.892 USD/Month 7376.358
Ukraine Jan/22 398.627 USD/Month 477.275
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 2Q/23 712.412 USD/Month 650.128
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jul/23 1054.573 USD/Month 1059.998
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9